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30 Jun 20
Tingling, Painful Arms or Legs? It Could Be From Your Back. (Spine Differential)

Many times, we might hear a person say, ” Oh, my sciatica is bothering me today” or “Ouch my aching back” while rubbing their low back. Here we explain what sciatica is and a few other possible causes for pain in your back, legs or arms. There are many possibilities. A medical evaluation is necessary […]

25 Jun 20
“Text Neck”, What the Heck? Preventing Bad Posture

We live in a world where, whether used for business or pleasure, cell phones are a huge part of our daily lives.   Personally I don’t go anywhere without my cellphone. 📱🌞  It counts my steps. 🏃‍♀️   I use whatsapp to talk to coworkers and friends. I keep my appointment book in it, all of my […]

15 Jun 20
The Divine Cervical Spine

Announcing the next body part to pick a bone  🦴 with: the SPINE.🚶‍♀️🚶‍♂️ Specifically,  continuing BeneFIT’s Anatomy Blog Series, this month’s post will discuss the anatomical features of a HUMAN CERVICAL SPINE!🚶‍♂️ Our cervical spine consists of seven vertebrae. Each vertebra is named by its location in order from top (C1 or first vertebra) to bottom […]

3 Jun 20
Direct Access To Physical Therapy Treatment FAQs

“As of January 1, 2015, all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the US Virgin Islands allow patients to seek some level of treatment from a licensed physical therapist without a prescription or referral from a physician.” – apta.org However, depending on the state, there may be some limitations. According to the American Physical […]

1 Jun 20
Cervical Radiculopathy: Diagnosis & Treatment

“Help, my shoulder hurts and I am getting pins and needles in my arm/hand, but I did nothing to my shoulder! All I do is sit at my desk and work on the computer all day!” 💻 This a very common complaint heard by physical therapists.  It is not unusual for someone to believe they […]